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    Issue 31.1 and Issue 31.2

    Wednesday, March 19, 2014

    BlackFlash Magazine is very proud to announce the release of our first two issues in 2014. Current issue: 31.1 (March 2014) Features and highlights: A review of Erin Shirreff’s (BC/NY) Pictures exhibition at the Contemporary Art Gallery in Vancouver, presented alongside a specially commissioned Artist portfolio assembled exclusively for BlackFlash. Erin Shirreff was recently awarded […]

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    2013 Issue 30.3

    Wednesday, October 30, 2013

    Buy Now! On the cover: Linda Duvall, The Toss 3, 2012, video still, video by Jason Ebank.   Issue 30.3 Features: Artist Project: Jayce Salloum Rules of Engagement: an interview with Linda Duvall by Sanda Fraser Illusion Keeper: Jen E. Norton’s Layered Works by Sue Stewart Walls Between People by Lindsey Sharman Departments: Of Interest: State […]

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  • Emanuel Licha, How do we know what we know?, film still, HDV, 17 min, 2011, courtesy of the artist.

    Deconstructing What We Know

    Tuesday, June 25, 2013

    Emanuel Licha’s Real and Imagined Narratives By Bart Gazzola   How do we know what we know? Emanuel Licha breaks a number of “rules” in his single channel video work How do we know what we know? Some of these transgressions are formal, in that the video seems to ramble, with no clear structure. We […]

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  • Homo Pilosus (forensic panorama), 2011, ink on photographic inkjet print, 97.8 X 25.4 cm, courtesy of the artist.

    The Dice that are Thrown and the Dice that Fall Back

    Thursday, May 23, 2013

    A Conversation with Dustin Wilson, Futurologist. David LaRiviere speaks with Dustin Wilson: artist, scientist, futurologist. Dustin Wilson’s Futurology is an ambitious hybrid investigation that draws on the future by way of wormholes and throwing dice. Now, some confusion may arise in the course of what follows   pertaining to the question of where Wilson is an artist […]

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    Warblers

    Tuesday, May 21, 2013

    work by Kara Uzelman and Jeffrey Allport, at AKA Gallery, Saskatoon, SK. By John G. Hampton AKA Gallery’s recent summer exhibition, Warblers, debuts the first collaborative installation by Nokomis-based artists and partners Kara Uzelman and Jeffery Allport. Allport, an accomplished sound artist who extracts uncanny acoustic anomalies from familiar places; and Uzelman, an internationally exhibited […]

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The collapse and extension of time in the photographs of Elaine Stocki

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By Wayne Baerwaldt The Yale-educated and Winnipeg-based photographer, Elaine Stocki has produced captivating photographs over the last three years, remarkable for their ability to beguile viewers in their simultaneous rendering of time present and time past. She’s inscribed her photographs with a sense of anticipatory, hallucinatory change; not an easy achievement. Although photography is the […]

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Resistance Is [Not] Futile: An audio interview with Jeff Thomas

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The following interview took place the week of June 22, 2011 in Saskatoon Saskatchewan at the CFCR studio during the program the A-word hosted by Bart Gazzola. Ottawa artist Jeff Thomas phoned in to talk about his work and his exhibition “Resistance Is [Not] Futile” which took place at PAVED Arts from June 10th – July […]

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Any Sharp Knife Will Do, Lee Henderson & Seema Goel, Dunlop Gallery, 2011

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  By John G. Hampton Maybe it’s the dark walls and harsh spotlighting, or maybe its the moody high contrast black and white photographs, or maybe it’s the taxidermy of household animals—both pets and pests—whatever it is, the Dunlop Gallery’s most recent exhibition “Any Sharp Knife Will Do” is just creepy. The show features two […]

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Apr
22

Watch a short history of the animated Gif

This video produced for PBS’s online series Off Book is very interesting but doesn’t get to the bottom of the age old question: Is it pronounced [G-if] or [J-if]?   Also this Gif mashup they created is pretty cool too:

Mar
17

See Keith Haring’s journals one page at a time

Keith Haring’s journals have been scanned by The Keith Haring Foundation. They are posting one page per day for the duration of his exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum. The above page shows a cipher chart created by Haring in from what appears to be a 1971 journal when Haring was 13 years old. Check out […]

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